Jim Jarmusch's "Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai," starring Forest Whitaker, will have its U.S. premiere as the opening night film for the eighth Pan African Film & Art Festival, running Thursday to…
British film director Mike Leigh is back in business with the French. Leigh and Simon Channing-Williams, who are partners in Thin Man Films, have inked a deal under which Paris-based Studio Canal…
The Publicists Guild of America has announced five nominees for its Les Mason Award, the top honor it bestows on members.
Paramount Pictures and Cruise-Wagner Prods. partners Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner have made a preemptive purchase of the Celia Brayfield novel "Heartswap" for a movie to star Cruise's wife and "Eyes…
Box office temperatures in many territories jumped from chilly to warm last week, fueled by dashing debutantes "American Beauty," "Sleepy Hollow," "Double Jeopardy," "The World Is Not Enough" and…
That loud sound heard 'round the country this weekend was the whirring of turnstiles letting auds into the debut of Miramax's "Scream 3." Third installment in the string of horror pics released under…
For the 11th consecutive year, the Independent Feature Project will serve as the official U.S. representative for the Directors Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival.
British triple-threat film, TV and stage star Rufus Sewell (“Illuminata,” “Dangerous Beauty”) has signed with UTA for representation in all areas. Sewell will next be seen in Paramount’s “Bless the…
Fifteen indie films have been singled out for bidding in what's being billed as the "world's first film auction," to be conducted March 3 in Los Angeles by Gotham-based William Doyle Galleries.
DreamWorks has ponied up a mid-six- against high-six-figure sum for "20/20," a futuristic action pitch from scribe Mike Finch.
Reflecting a lineup that illustrates the increased vitality of independent film production in parts of Asia, Europe and Latin America, films from China, Denmark and Argentina scored the three equally…